Restored Academy Classics tonight!

November 11, 2010 by | Screenings

As you’re likely already aware, today is Veterans Day!  Chapman University never misses an opportunity to celebrate an important national holiday, especially when our nation’s heroes are involved. Dodge College is commemorating the memorial with a series of short documentary films, presented by the Film Studies Program, recently restored by the Academy Film Archive (a


Our Amazing Events!

November 9, 2010 by | Events

One of the great perks of being at a film school is the interesting guests and events we have so I thought I would share what has been going on here recently. Last night, Peter Weller from RoboCop was here speaking about the film. He told us some hilarious stories about dealing with his heavy and very


Digital Arts Location Filmmaking Finalists

November 5, 2010 by | Animation/Visual Effects

Congratulations to all the finalist teams, and to everyone who particiapted in forming the teams, and crafting the scripts.  Here are the finalist creative teams: Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:”Table Normal”; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:””; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:”Times New


Following a Revolution In Entertainment

November 3, 2010 by | News

Hey all,  Film Production student Mike Cruz (’11) wrote me recently to let me know about some exciting strategies his team is working on to promote their latest film.  It sounded like such a neat project, I offered him a chance to share that excitement with the community here on our blog.  Take a look


Hollywood Luminaries Join Faculty at Chapman Unviersity’s Dodge College of FIlm & Media Arts

November 1, 2010 by | News

Orange, CA (October 28, 2010) – Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, recognized as one of the premier film schools in the United States, has bolstered its distinguished faculty with the addition of several industry luminaries whose accomplishments and talents reflect the preeminent curriculum overseen by Dodge College Dean Bob Bassett.  


Commonly Asked Questions

November 1, 2010 by | Admissions

It was so great meeting everyone who came out for Discover Chapman Day! I got some really great questions from both parents and students there, so I thought I would share some of those with all of you. If you have any others, feel free to ask!   1.       Am I allowed to have an


Warlocks, Witches, and a Spider named Charlotte

October 27, 2010 by | Events

If you’ve been anywhere on campus in the past week, you’ve already heard of The Warlocks and Witches Ball, which takes over Dodge College this Thursday at 8PM. For those readers not privy to the Warlocks buzz in person, suffice it to say, Chapman Ad Club and PRSSA – the two student organizations who plan,


A Trio of Opportunities

October 26, 2010 by | Programs

In this post: Sundance Film Festival Class Destination: Africa Location Filmmaking 2011 Sundance Film Festival Class Every year, Dodge College sends a select group of 20 students to attend the Sundance Film Festival, undoubtedly the most prestigious independent film festival in the country, and arguably the world.  Because of some last minute cancellations, there are